Airport Specifications

FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 07 MAY 2009
Location
FAA Identifier: 
JKA
Lat/Long: 

30-17-22.7000N / 087-40-18.4000W
30-17.378333N / 087-40.306667W
30.2896389 / -87.6717778
(estimated)

Elevation:
17 ft. / 5.2 m (surveyed)
Variation: 
00E (2000)
From city: 
2 miles N of GULF SHORES, AL
Time zone: 
UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 
36542

Airport Operations
Airport use: 
Open to the public
Activation date: 
03/1978
Sectional chart: 
Control tower: 
no
ARTCC: 
JACKSONVILLE CENTER
FSS: 
ANNISTON FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: 
ANB (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 
MAR-OCT 0600-2200, NOV-FEB 0700-2000
AFTER HOURS SERVICE CALL  251-752-4119
Wind indicator: 
lighted
Segmented circle: 
no
Lights: 
DUSK-DAWN
HIRL RY 09/27 PRESET MED INTST DUSK-DAWN TO INCR INTST ACTIVATE HIRL RY 09/27, MALSR RY 27 - CTAF.
Beacon: 

white-green (lighted land airport)


Airport Communications
CTAF/UNICOM: 
122.7
WX AWOS-3: 
134.525
PENSACOLA APPROACH: 
120.65
PENSACOLA DEPARTURE: 
120.65
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 
124.55

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance
  
VOR name
  
Freq
  
Var
NUNr237/(20.6)
 
SAUFLEY VOR
 
108.80
 
01E
BFMr130/27.7
 
BROOKLEY VORTAC
 
112.80
 
04E


 

NDB name
  
Hdg/Dist
  
Freq
  
Var
  
ID
 
166/12.9
 
204
 
01E
 
ESU
 
 
250/27.0
 
326
 
01E
 
PKZ
 

Airport Services
Fuel available: 

100LL JET-A

Parking: 

hangars and tiedowns

Airframe service: 
MAJOR
Powerplant service: 
MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: 
AVAILABLE
Bulk oxygen: 
NONE

Runway Information

Runway 9/27
Dimensions: 

6962 x 100 ft. / 2122 x 30 m

Surface: 

asphalt/grooved, in good condition

Weight bearing capacity: 

Single wheel: 

80.0

Double wheel: 

100.0
Runway edge lights: 

high intensity

 

RUNWAY 9

  

RUNWAY 27

Latitude: 
30-17.417055N
 
30-17.419230N
Longitude: 
087-40.814635W
 
087-39.491140W
Elevation: 
15.6 ft.
 
16.1 ft.
Traffic pattern: 
left
 
left
Runway heading: 
090
 
270
Displaced threshold: 
462 ft.
 
no
Declared distances: 

TORA:6962 TODA:6962 ASDA:6962 LDA:6500

 

TORA:6500 TODA:6500 ASDA:6500 LDA:6500

Markings: 

nonprecision, in good condition

 

precision, in good condition

Visual slope indicator: 

4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
RY 09 PAPI OTS INDEFLY.

 

4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
RY 27 PAPI OTS INDEFLY.

Approach lights: 
 
 

MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights

Touchdown point: 

yes, no lights

 

yes, no lights

 
 
 
 

Runway 17/35
Dimensions: 

3596 x 75 ft. / 1096 x 23 m

Surface: 

asphalt, in good condition

Weight bearing capacity: 

Single wheel: 

80.0

Double wheel: 

100.0
Runway edge lights: 

medium intensity

 

RUNWAY 17

  

RUNWAY 35

Latitude: 
30-17.595315N
 
30-17.004373N
Longitude: 
087-40.634128W
 
087-40.575727W
Elevation: 
16.7 ft.
 
11.3 ft.
Traffic pattern: 
left
 
left
Runway heading: 
175
 
355
Markings: 

basic, in fair condition

 

basic, in fair condition

Touchdown point: 

yes, no lights

 

yes, no lights


Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: 
Publicly-owned
Owner: 

GULF SHORES AIRPORT AUTHORITY
PO BOX 919
GULF SHORES, AL 36547
Phone  251-967-3968 

Manager: 

JERRI THOMPSON
PO BOX 919
GULF SHORES, AL 36547
Phone  251-967-3968 

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field:
 
163
Single engine airplanes:
 
136
Multi engine airplanes:
 
23
Jet airplanes:
 
2
Helicopters:
 
2
  

  
 
Aircraft operations: avg 229/day *
84% 

transient general aviation

14% 

local general aviation

3% 
military

* for 12-month period ending 20 February 2009


Additional Remarks

EXTSV BANNER TOW OPNS ALG CST LN 10 MIS WSW TO 30 MIS ESE; S OF PENSACOLA.

FBO PHONE  251-968-5200 , Fax: 251-968-5205